admin February 6, 2020

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Sekhukhune will file a formal complaint with the Public Service Commission (PSC) to probe Sekhukhune District Municipality after discovering that 66% of officials employed by the Department of Infrastructure and Water Services (IWS ) do not have grade 12 or matric certificates. The revelation was confirmed by the Executive Mayor, […]

admin February 4, 2020

The Democratic Alliance (DA) cautiously welcomes steps taken by the Departments of Health and Higher and Tertiary Education to avert a nurse training crisis by agreeing to a transitional arrangement that would provisionally enable 10 public nursing colleges to offer Certificates, Diplomas and Bachelor’s degrees in nursing. The transitional arrangement was gazetted after the DA […]

admin February 3, 2020

Today, on 3 February 2020, the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Shadow Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Kevin Mileham MP, and DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises, Ghaleb Cachalia MP, will present arguments against Eskom’s application for tariff hikes at the Cape Town leg of National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (NERSA) hearings. Eskom is currently in the […]

admin January 28, 2020

A woman has been arrested for the murder of a police constable. A 33-year old woman is expected to appear in the Mmabatho Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, facing a charge murder.  On Tuesday, a 29-year-old constable was found lying in a pool of blood and died on the way to the hospital. Police said they […]

admin January 27, 2020

Two men and nine teenagers aged between 13 and 17 were arrested for Thoriso Themane’s murder The trial of a group of people accused of the murder of 28-year-old Thoriso Themane is expected to start on Monday in the High Court in Polokwane in Limpopo. Two men and nine teenagers aged between 13 and 17 were arrested for the […]

admin January 27, 2020

My fellow South Africans Today marks the start of my tour across South Africa to gauge the real state of the nation ahead of the President’s SONA next month. I have sat through enough of these SONAs to know that they seldom represent the true state of our nation. On this tour I intend to […]

admin January 22, 2020

Wednesday, 22 January 2020: The system is constrained this morning after taking out some generation units for both planned and unplanned maintenance but the risk of loadshedding remains low. We are using some emergency diesel generators to supplement capacity and increase dam levels at our pumped storage schemes. Unplanned outages were at 12 405 MW […]